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Hi there. I ran into the same problem and I have run what was suggested in this post. For me, when I try to start the Web Protection, it stays "Starting...". I have run the mb-clean- file as suggested. It downloaded and installed the latest version. The problem still exists. I then did the following:

  1. Open Malwarebytes
  2. Navigate to Settings -> Application
  3. Turn on Event Log Data
  4. Navigate to Settings -> Protection
  5. Attempt to enable Web Protection
  6. Wait 30 seconds
  7. Run mb-check again and upload the new mb-check-results.zip file

So, here are the files. I hope you can see what is wrong with the installation. Thank you in advanced!




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I moved your post to it's own topic since the other was already solved.

Would you mind leaving all of your settings enabled as they currently are and then rebooting your computer? I'd like to see the debug log during load. After rebooting, make sure Web Protection is still off, and then run mb-check again and upload new logs please

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Thank you for the rapid response. Did you indeed move my topic post as a new topic? If so, can you provide the link to it or the name of the post?

I will be at the computer in question in 3 days when I return into town. I will keep you posted. (Hopefully in the new post)

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I remoted into the computer and started that service. It was disabled. I rebooted the machine. I waited until it finished loading what ever it was loading and opened MWB.

I clicked the button to turn on Web Protection and this time it stayed turned on. I ran a scan and no malware found. Looks like that service enabled did the trick. Thank you so much for your help! I'm a happy customer again.

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